Catherine Hubbard (Bury St Edmunds)

Catherine joined the Bury St Edmunds office in 2009 after working for two Top Ten firms, during which time she qualified as a Member of the Association of Taxation Technicians.  Catherine specialises in tax and is responsible for a portfolio of private tax clients, as well as providing specialist support to general practice clients.  Catherine chairs the firm’s Tax User Group and is currently working to ensure that the firm and its clients are ready for ‘Making Tax Digital’.

 

Outside of work Catherine enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and reading.

 
My Latest Blogs
 
Catherine Hubbard
5th October 2017 Simple Assessment

  HMRC have now implemented their ‘Simple Assessment’ project, where they use the information already available to them from employers, pension providers, the DWP and banks to calculate the tax for those with straightforward or ’Simple’ tax affairs, without the need for a tax return to be completed.   In theory this sounds like an…

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7th September 2017 Further move towards dealing with HMRC electronically

HMRC have for some time been keen for taxpayers to make their tax payments electronically.  They have recently updated their guidance to show that from 15 December 2017 it will no longer be possible for taxpayers to pay self-assessment tax, or in fact any other type of tax, directly at the Post Office.   This…

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9th August 2017 New timetable for Making Tax Digital

  The government has announced a revised timetable for the introduction of Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB). MTDfB introduces extensive changes to how taxpayers record and report income to HMRC. Unincorporated businesses, including landlords, were expected to be the first to see significant changes in the recording and submission of business transactions but the…

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20th July 2017 Are you VAT registered? – latest MTD announcement

  The recent announcement that HMRC have delayed the implementation of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for income tax until at least April 2020 has been met with relief by many taxpayers and accountants. It has however drawn attention to the fact that one particular group’s MTD journey has remained firmly fixed at April 2019. Those…

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26th April 2017 Has MTD been delayed further..?

All the clauses relating to Making Tax Digital (MTD) have been dropped from the Finance Bill, so many people have been asking if this means MTD will no longer go ahead?  We think that this is highly unlikely. The Finance Bill has been reduced from 762 pages to an expected 140 pages in order that…

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5th March 2017 MTD Update

Making Tax Digital: or Making Tax Difficult? Our MTD team look at a general update on MTD, Landlords, Timelines and Deadlines, Third Party Data, Bridging the Digital Gap, Unincorporated Businesses and ‘are you ready?’: Full Newsletter Blog entry by: Catherine Hubbard.

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24th February 2017 MTD Update

MTD: Revenue hold firm. HMRC have published their long awaited response to the making tax digital (MTD) consultation documents.  In essence the original timeline as detailed in the consultation documents remains unchanged, with the first taxpayers being affected by MTD from April 2018. Therefore for those businesses with an accounting year end of 5 April and…

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22nd February 2017 MTD & VAT

MTD: Merging with VAT returns. As part of Making Tax Digital for Business, those unincorporated businesses who are also VAT registered will have to submit their VAT data through a digital software package from April 2019, rather than by using HMRC’s online portal. This will hit those businesses who do not currently use an accounting…

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20th October 2016 HMRC Consultation Update

Making Tax Digital: 6 tax returns required each year! HMRC’s 6 Making Tax Digital consultation documents have been open for review and comment for several weeks now. As time has passed, it has become ever more apparent that there are enormous changes ahead for all taxpayers affected; initially the self-employed and landlords. Further review of the documents…

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4th October 2016 MTD Progress Report

Making Tax Digital: Are you prepared? As HMRC further consults over their 4 year plan to digitise the tax system, our Tax Group briefs clients on some of the issues: Autumn 2016 Update

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